Historical Events in April 1803

  • Apr 1 French law rules the use of intention

Music Premiere

Apr 5 1st performance of Ludwig van Beethoven's 2nd Symphony in D, conducted by the composer, in Vienna

  • Apr 26 Meteorites fall in L'Aigle, France

Treaty of Interest

Apr 30 Chancellor Robert Livingston and James Monroe sign Louisiana Purchase Treaty in Paris at a cost of 15 million dollars, doubles the size of the USA